1989
Leslie Joyce
$300
Dust Devils

1990
Marc Wondra
$300
Starburst Balls

1991
Britney Gress
$300
Victoria

1992
J.L.S. Morris (Jennifer Smith)
$300
Hold Your Babies When They Cry

1993
Erin Ergenbright
$300
2 poems: Silverwire; In Her Hands

1994
Michele Thompson
$300
3 poems: Growing; Hirsute; Fat Dog Won't Hunt

1995

Erin Ergenbright
Danie Sunday

$150
$150
 

3 poems: Summer in Pretty Little Nowhere; Sister; Rehabilitation
Grandpa's

1996
Cheryl Hills
$300
Franken Poodle Tornado Head Blondo from Beyondo and John

1997
Elissa Minor
$300
Ilima Flowers

1998
Jeff Chapman
$300
In Search of Cool

1999
James Donnelly
$300
Motel Del Sol

2000
Tulley Long
$300
Chambered Nautilus

2001

Jessica Smith
Peter Jones

$300
$300

Poem: Forgiveness
Survivors

2002

Antonia E. Massa-MaLeod

$300

Abraham's Son

2003

Sarah Cutsforth
Bradley Beckham

$300
$300

Magic Show (poem)
Old Coots and Pink Boots

2004

Kevin Hockett
Kaitlyn Kernek

$300
$300

A Dream (poem)
All by Myself

2005

Camellia Anne Bradley
Jerrold Brunoe

$300
$300

Call it a Story
Back Then, Right Now, and One Day When (poem)

2006
Malynda Shook
Gavin McQuillan

$300
$300

Tulips
Hollywood Revisited

2007
Christie VanLanginham
Sara Gingrich

$500
$500

Petrifaction
Five poems: Pan's Poem, She Said, Robert Valentine, Nephew, and Let the Sunshine In

2008
Tabitha Stickel
Katherine Westermann

$500
$500

A Portrait of Every Child (poem)
Napa Valley

2009

Alexander McElroy
Katherine Lewis

$500
$500

Line of Sight
I Can’t Help You (poem)

2010

Leila Giovannoni
Mark Walsh

$500
$500

Prelude
Another World

2011

Malaya Lualhati
Natasha Renee Mackey

$500
$500

Kayumunggi (for Cheryl)
Seven Points

2012

Kayla Harr
Traci Porter

$500
$500

In the House of the Dying
Patient 152

2013

Ben Davis
Kayla Harr

$500
$500

All a Person Really Needs
Remains of the Family